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This time last year, it appeared that Colorado's industry was plateauing. Now it's surging.

Hemp-derived pain relief products are growing in popularity across the U.S., with many users turning to cannabidiol (CBD) for everyday relief or as a substitute for addictive opioid painkillers.

With the burgeoning marijuana industry comes new jobs. And most everyone taking these jobs is entering the industry for the first time.

How many jobs are there in the legal marijuana industry? Leafly’s annual Cannabis Jobs Report found 243,700 full-time-equivalent (FTE) jobs supported by legal cannabis as of January 2020.

The state of Missouri awarded nearly 350 operating licenses for the medical marijuana industry. Now there are thousands of jobs to fill.

Whoopi & Maya, the medical cannabis company co-founded by Whoopi Goldberg, is closing up shop, according to a statement posted on its website.

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Tuesday January 21

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Tuesday January 21

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Wednesday January 22

Largest U.S. Farm Group Supports Higher THC Limit for Industrial Hemp - Cannabis News

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Wednesday January 22

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